descanso
 n.— «[Kathleen] McRee and oral historian Troy Fernandez, both Santa Feans, have spent years researching, photographing and interviewing people about the roadside crosses known variously around New Mexico as descansos, crucitas or memorias.» —“Historian, Photographer Track New Mexico’s Tradition of Roadside Crosses” by Rachel Ray Albuquerque Journal (Ariz.) June 12, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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